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General | 13th January 2021

West Midlands Growth Hubs launch new EU website

Growth Hubs across the West Midlands are working together to encourage businesses to access free advice to Check, Change and Go following the end of the transition period and the UK’s exit from the EU...
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West Midlands Growth Hubs launch new EU website13/01/2021
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General | 12th January 2021

Businesses to get expert local advice on navigating new EU trade deal

Thousands of West Midlands businesses are being offered local, tailored support to help capitalise on the benefits of the new European Union (EU) trade deal while reducing some of the risks.
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Businesses to get expert local advice on navigating new EU trade deal12/01/2021
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General | 11th January 2021

The way we trade has changed, so what next?

The Department for International Trade is organising Going for Global Growth 2021 on 26 January 2021
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The way we trade has changed, so what next?11/01/2021
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General | 11th January 2021

Coventry and Warwickshire businesses entered 2021 with more positive outlook, survey shows

The news of a Covid-19 vaccine gave business confidence in Coventry and Warwickshire a shot in the arm coming into 2021, according to a regional survey.
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Coventry and Warwickshire businesses entered 2021 with more positive outlook, survey shows11/01/2021
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General | 11th January 2021

Growth Hub helps business improving safety for construction workers

An innovative business in Coventry has secured its first contract for its new product which improves the safety of construction workers.
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Growth Hub helps business improving safety for construction workers11/01/2021
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General | 7th January 2021

Covid crisis led to a jump in start-up businesses with more to come

The Covid-19 crisis led to a jump in the number of people starting a business in Coventry and Warwickshire.
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Covid crisis led to a jump in start-up businesses with more to come07/01/2021
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General | 6th January 2021

Online business school launched to help entrepreneurs in Stratford District

Stratford entrepreneurs of the future are being offered free places on an online workshop to turn their hobbies and dreams into a successful business.
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Online business school launched to help entrepreneurs in Stratford District06/01/2021
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General | 6th January 2021

Coventry training provider growing after successful 2020 despite pandemic

A leading national training provider based in the Midlands is set to build on virtual development with some very real growth in 2021.
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Coventry training provider growing after successful 2020 despite pandemic06/01/2021
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General | 5th January 2021

Businesses welcome short-term support but need a long-term plan

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire say the latest round of financial support from the Chancellor will provide relief for many firms.
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Businesses welcome short-term support but need a long-term plan05/01/2021
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General | 5th January 2021

Chamber urges Government to support firms through the latest devastation of lockdown

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire have urged the Government to increase support for firms to get them through the devastation of the latest lockdown.
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Chamber urges Government to support firms through the latest devastation of lockdown05/01/2021
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General | 4th January 2021

New customs service to help businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire post-Brexit

A brand-new brokerage service has been launched for businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire to help them navigate the world of customs when the Brexit transition period came to an end at the beginning...
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New customs service to help businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire post-Brexit04/01/2021
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General | 16th December 2020

Join forces with Peer Networks to find your strength in 2021

Businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire can create a trusted support network to grow their business with the new Peer Networks programme, delivered by Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partne...
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Join forces with Peer Networks to find your strength in 202116/12/2020
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General | 15th December 2020

"Hugely encouraging" progress at Birmingham 2022 Alexander Stadium

Athletes and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games project partners are set to visit the Alexander Stadium site today, to inspect progress on its redevelopment ahead of the Games.
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"Hugely encouraging" progress at Birmingham 2022 Alexander Stadium15/12/2020
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General | 7th December 2020

Have you completed the Business Trends Survey?

Take part and help provide the right business support in your region by completing a short West Midlands survey.
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Have you completed the Business Trends Survey?07/12/2020
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General | 3rd December 2020

Coventry joinery and furniture businesses invest £500,000

Two bespoke joinery and furniture companies in Coventry which design and manufacture high-quality products have invested nearly £500,000 in cutting-edge technology, its factory and renovations.
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Coventry joinery and furniture businesses invest £500,00003/12/2020
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General | 3rd December 2020

Businesses need more clarity, evidence and support as Covid crisis continues

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire have thrown their weight behind calls for the Government to provide more evidence, clarity and support when it comes to Covid-19.
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Businesses need more clarity, evidence and support as Covid crisis continues03/12/2020
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General | 30th November 2020

Help us Feed:500 this Christmas

Following another successful Project:500 half-term camp full of fun, activities and healthy eating, the Coventry Rugby Foundation is now seeking help from the city’s business community to expand the p...
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Help us Feed:500 this Christmas30/11/2020
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General | 27th November 2020

Spending Review Reaction: Firms will need incentives to invest in growth after the crisis say business leaders

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire have echoed national calls to provide incentives for firms to invest in growth as a way of rebuilding the economy in the aftermath of the Coronavirus cris...
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Spending Review Reaction: Firms will need incentives to invest in growth after the crisis say business leaders27/11/2020
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General | 26th November 2020

Events industry faces disaster without clear roadmap to reopening

The events and exhibitions industry in Coventry and Warwickshire is facing disaster without a clear roadmap to reopening.
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Events industry faces disaster without clear roadmap to reopening26/11/2020
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General | 24th November 2020

Business leaders call for frequent mass testing in all workplaces to recover economy

Business leaders across Coventry and Warwickshire are echoing calls for workplaces to be one of the areas prioritised for frequent mass testing.
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Business leaders call for frequent mass testing in all workplaces to recover economy24/11/2020
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General | 23rd November 2020

Over 4,300 businesses contact CWLEP Growth Hub

A leading business organisation in Coventry and Warwickshire has had dealings with over 4,300 companies over the last nine months.
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Over 4,300 businesses contact CWLEP Growth Hub23/11/2020
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General | 20th November 2020

Major investment opportunities and developments across Coventry and Warwickshire to be highlighted

Major investment opportunities and developments across Coventry and Warwickshire will be highlighted at the first virtual Midlands economic growth conference
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Major investment opportunities and developments across Coventry and Warwickshire to be highlighted20/11/2020
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General | 19th November 2020

Minerva Business Angels continues quest to build one of the UK’s best networks

The established premier pitching competition of the West Midlands is back with a new look and will be delivered online.
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Minerva Business Angels continues quest to build one of the UK’s best networks19/11/2020
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General | 18th November 2020

Coventry & Warwickshire ready for electric vehicle revolution

As part of the 10-point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution the Government has announced an investment of £500m for the development and mass production of electric vehicle batteries.
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Coventry & Warwickshire ready for electric vehicle revolution18/11/2020
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General | 18th November 2020

Constructing West Midlands appoints contractor partners

The new Constructing West Midlands (CWM) framework has officially named its contractor partners for the £2.1 billion of capital works across the West Midlands region.
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Constructing West Midlands appoints contractor partners18/11/2020
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General | 11th November 2020

Major milestone on £82 million Coventry Railway Station development

A massive crane has arrived at Coventry Railway Station to install a new footbridge to mark another significant milestone in the £82 million scheme.
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Major milestone on £82 million Coventry Railway Station development11/11/2020
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General | 11th November 2020

Five business tips to tackle the festive period

Local Warwickshire-based agency, ADAO, has shared its top digital marketing tips for small, independent businesses
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Five business tips to tackle the festive period11/11/2020
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General | 10th November 2020

Are you an employer looking to recruit in this unprecedented time?

CW Employment Solutions is the brand-new employment hub linked to FinditinCW for local businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire and FinditinCW members to post their recruitment needs.
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Are you an employer looking to recruit in this unprecedented time?10/11/2020
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General | 10th November 2020

Brand new employment hub launched for FinditinCW members to advertise job vacancies

A major new online employment resource hub has been launched to help people in Coventry and Warwickshire, who may have lost their job because of the Covid-19 pandemic, find new work.
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Brand new employment hub launched for FinditinCW members to advertise job vacancies10/11/2020
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General | 9th November 2020

Coventry 2021 Ticketing Partner announced

A West Midlands company has won the contract to deliver the ticketing system for Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture 2021.
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Coventry 2021 Ticketing Partner announced09/11/2020
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General | 9th November 2020

Unemployment figures show the need for a plan to get the economy moving

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire say the rising unemployment figures highlight the need for a plan to safely reopen the economy.
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Unemployment figures show the need for a plan to get the economy moving09/11/2020
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General | 6th November 2020

Midlands law firm is spearheading a recruitment drive for networking sessions

A leading Midlands law firm is spearheading a recruitment drive for networking sessions where Coventry & Warwickshire SMEs can share their business issues and explore solutions with each other.
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Midlands law firm is spearheading a recruitment drive for networking sessions06/11/2020
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General | 6th November 2020

Construction work underway to get Coventry cultural gem ready for 2021

Work is underway on a £1.2 million project to get one of Coventry’s most precious cultural assets ready for UK City of Culture 2021.
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Construction work underway to get Coventry cultural gem ready for 202106/11/2020
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General | 5th November 2020

Government Minister will address firms in Coventry and Warwickshire at Annual Conference

A Government Minister will address businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire at a major economic event for the region this month.
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Government Minister will address firms in Coventry and Warwickshire at Annual Conference05/11/2020
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General | 5th November 2020

Urgent help - and a long term plan - needed as firms head into another lockdown, says Chamber

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire say firms in the region will need urgent support after the Government announced a lockdown in England from Thursday 5 November
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Urgent help - and a long term plan - needed as firms head into another lockdown, says Chamber05/11/2020
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General | 3rd November 2020

Young people in Coventry begin on the Kickstart Scheme

A Coventry based company has become one of the first businesses to take part in the Government’s landmark Kickstart Scheme to help young people into work.
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Young people in Coventry begin on the Kickstart Scheme03/11/2020
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General | 29th October 2020

Businesses back key economic event for Coventry and Warwickshire

Four key businesses have given their backing to one of the biggest economic events in Coventry and Warwickshire.
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Businesses back key economic event for Coventry and Warwickshire29/10/2020
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General | 26th October 2020

Leader of Coventry City Council shows support for emission reduction targets

Councillor George Duggins, Leader of Coventry City Council, has endorsed and supported Eurocities’ call to revise EU 2030 climate targets to at least 55% by 2030.
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Leader of Coventry City Council shows support for emission reduction targets26/10/2020
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General | 26th October 2020

Coventry & Warwickshire FSB set to deliver the Peer Networks Programme

The FSB in Warwickshire and Coventry has been successful in being selected as one of the delivery partners for the Peer Networks Programme which is being funded by the Department for Business Energy a...
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Coventry & Warwickshire FSB set to deliver the Peer Networks Programme26/10/2020
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General | 22nd October 2020

Funding secured to help keep Coventry warm

Coventry City Council has secured £530,000 worth of funding from the Government which will be used to support low income households in the city to make their homes more energy efficient.
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Funding secured to help keep Coventry warm22/10/2020
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General | 19th October 2020

Increase in digital investment

Culture, tourism, hospitality and leisure businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire are investing in digital platforms as alternative revenue streams following the impact of Covid-19, according to a new...
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Increase in digital investment19/10/2020
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General | 8th October 2020

Specialist automotive business benefits from financial support

A specialist automotive business is moving to new premises in Coventry this year after receiving financial support during Covid-19.
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Specialist automotive business benefits from financial support08/10/2020
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General | 2nd October 2020

Don't wait for a Brexit deal, prepare now, businesses are told

Do not wait for a Brexit deal to be agreed before making preparations, businesses across Coventry and Warwickshire have been urged with less than 100 days to go before the transition period ends.
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Don't wait for a Brexit deal, prepare now, businesses are told02/10/2020
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General | 2nd October 2020

Coventry-based Sarginsons selected for ground-breaking partnership led by Lotus

Coventry-based light-weighting specialist, Sarginsons, has been chosen to be part of a ground-breaking engineering partnership led by Lotus
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Coventry-based Sarginsons selected for ground-breaking partnership led by Lotus02/10/2020
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General | 1st October 2020

Could you help contribute to the future of transport & logistics?

CWLEP and Serco are keen to plan a future roundtable cluster group to continue the discussion around automation, the region and the 'Reset and Recovery' plan to help the sector.
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Could you help contribute to the future of transport & logistics?01/10/2020
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General | 1st October 2020

Exclusive Coventry and Warwickshire transport and logistics roundtable event drives the future of the region

Over 40 local business leaders across the transport and logistics sector logged on to attend a virtual roundtable event this week on Tuesday 29th September
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Exclusive Coventry and Warwickshire transport and logistics roundtable event drives the future of the region01/10/2020
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General | 1st October 2020

CW Chamber announced as delivery partner for UK City of Culture

The Chamber hosted an online event last month with Martin Sutherland, Chief Executive of Coventry City of Culture Trust. Just under 100 local firms were briefed about the range of future contracts up ...
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CW Chamber announced as delivery partner for UK City of Culture01/10/2020
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General | 30th September 2020

Campaign launched to help businesses with new immigration system

The Home Office has today (30 September) launched a new campaign to ensure businesses are ready for the introduction of the UK’s new points-based immigration system as free movement ends.
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Campaign launched to help businesses with new immigration system30/09/2020
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General | 30th September 2020

Key figures believe Coventry's newest hotel will provide an economic boost to the city

Key figures in Coventry are convinced that Coventry’s newest hotel will provide an economic boost to the city after being given an exclusive tour of the project.
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Key figures believe Coventry's newest hotel will provide an economic boost to the city30/09/2020
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General | 25th September 2020

Chamber welcomes evolving support for business in the COVID crisis

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire have praised the Chancellor’s latest round of support measures in the evolving Coronavirus crisis.
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Chamber welcomes evolving support for business in the COVID crisis25/09/2020